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ID Day coalition grows by 45 percent, new slogan adopted

September 16 will be the fourth International Identity Day, and marks a significant jump in the numbers of organizations supporting…

 

International Identity Day an opportunity for knowledge sharing for Idemia

September 16 is International Identity Day, in recognition of United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal 16.9. The Goal is to provide…

 

Nigeria, Togo pushing for personal data protection regulations

Stakeholders in Nigeria are rallying their efforts to ensure that the draft data protection regulation in the country, still pending…

 

Simprints hiring consultant to evaluate biometrics pilot for young children in Bangladesh

Biometrics non-profit Simprints is seeking a consultant to perform monitoring and evaluation for a trial project to use fingerprints to…

 

Face biometrics deployed for everything from supermarket payments to World Cup security

Face biometrics deployments spanning identity verification, small-n searches and large-scale forensic investigation, and even live facial recognition dominate the most-read…

 

Are overly simplistic national ID programs creating more exclusion?

Too many people advocating for digital national IDs make it sound like development programs are just an overlay on a…

 

UN expects 350M more people worldwide to get legal identity by 2025

Erstwhile Policy Advisor and Program Manager for Legal Identity at the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Niall McCann says despite…

 

Microsoft engaging with Nigeria ID4D on capacity building, consulting on data protection

Microsoft says it will work with Nigeria’s ID4D agency to help build domestic capacity to advance the country’s data protection…

 

Role of biometrics in legal identity still evolving, UNDP expert warns against using face

Face biometrics are now firmly established as a way for people to unlock their mobile phones, or sign up to…

 

Nigeria ID4D to facilitate digital ID issuance for people living with disabilities

The Nigeria Digital Identification for Development (Nigeria ID4D) project has pledged to create the enabling environment for more people living…

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